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warren christopher. there is the subject of diplomacy. the u.s. is now engaged in three wars in three different muslim countries. the issue of diplomacy has never been more critical, it seems. we are glad you are joining us, including a look back at our interview with warren christopher, right now. >> all i know is his name is james, and he needs extra help with his reading. >> i am james. >> yes. >> to everyone making a difference -- >> thank you. >> you help us all live better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. with every question and every answer, nationwide insurance is proud to join tavis in working to improve financial literacy and remove obstacles to economic empowerment, one conversation at a time. nationwide is on your side. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. kcet public television] tavis: a few programming notes. tomorrow night on the program, we will take a look at the relief and recovery operations in japan with architect hitoshi abe and a conversation with known play right eve ensler. later this week, a co-founder of
in u.s. history with former assistant secretary of defense and vietnam veteran bing west. in his book, he offers a speeding critique and says the u.s. military should not be in the business of nation-building. his new book is called "the wrong war." our conversation with bing west coming up right now. >> all i know is his name is james, and he needs extra help with his reading. >> i'm james. >> yes. >> to everyone making a difference, you help us all live better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. with every question and answer, nationwide insurance is happy to help tavis improve financial literacy and remove obstacles to economic empowerment one conversation at a time. nationwide is on your side. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] tavis: as i mentioned at the top, the war in afghanistan is in its 10th year, making it the longest in u.s. history. among those who question u.s. currency and policy for years now is bing west. his new book on the subject is called "the wrong war." i
tavis: good evening from los angeles, i'm tavis smiley. with the u.s. military now engaged in three separate conflicts in three muslim countries, there is a growing concern tonight about u.s. policy in the region and the priorities of the obama administration and so first up tonight, a conversation about the latest intervention in libya with richard haass, president of the council on foreign relations. also tonight, acclaimed artist and filmmaker julian schnabel is here, the director of "the diving bell and the butterfly" is out with a new film called "miral." it is said against with the israeli conflict in the middle east. glad you joined us, richard haass and filmmaker julian schnabel coming up right now. >> all i know is his name is james and he needs extra help with his reading. >> i'm james. >> e making a difference, you make us all live better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. with every question and every answer, nationwide insurance is proud to join tavi litter si and nationwide is on your side. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you.
.c. public school sister. she is the ceo of students first, a nonprofit to address concerns of u.s. schools servants -- u.s. schoolchildren. many of her ideas were at the center of the documentary "waiting for superman." we are glad you could join us. >> all i know is his name is james, and he needs extra help with his reading. >> i am james. >> yes. >> to everyone making a difference -- >> thank you. >> you help us all live better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. with every question and every answer, nationwide insurance is proud to join tavis in working to improve financial literacy and remove obstacles to economic empow a time. a time. >> nationwide is on your side >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- tavis: michelle rhee served as chancellor of the d.c. public school system from 2007 through 2010. she is now founder and ceo of students first. she joins us from washington. thank you for your time. >> thanks for havi
of monticello." also tonight, a conversation with rhythm-and-blues singer kem. he just kicked off a u.s. tour in support of his latest cd, " intimacy." >> all i know is his name is james, and he needs extra help with his reading. >> i am james. >> yes. >> to everyone making a difference -- >> thank you. >> you help us all live better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. with every question and every answer, nationwide insurance is proud to join tavis in working to improve financial literacy and remove obstacles to economic empowerment, one conversation at a time. >> nationwide is on your side >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> annette gordon-reed is a professor at harvard who became the first african-american to win the pulitzer prize for her book "the hemingses of monticello." the new book is part of the american president series. good to have the on this program. >> good to be here. >> my first question was going to be, if johnson was such a bad president, one of book about andrew johnson? before i get to that, let's go to my man, fre
. if he is a thug he did not just become a thug, and the u.s. was having normalize relations. assess with me the history of the relationship we have had with this man and whether or not there is any hypocrisy in our dealings. >> you are so right. congratulations. thank you. thank you for saying this, because the hypocrisy has been so apparent for seven presidents. beginning with nixon, ford, carter, reagan, the bushes, clinton, and obama. mr. obama is an honorable man. i know he wants to do the right thing, but unfortunately he cannot because of some much internal opposition to opposing gaddafi. first of all are the oil companies. they want to see gaddafi stay in power. they get what they want and have access to whatever they want. the hypocrisy is we really cannot help libya. we cannot provide a no-fly zone. it just depends where you are. they will lead to it in africa because i hate to say this -- but it is racism. we saw hundreds of thousands of people slaughtered in africa and the europeans did nothing. pinkoson well -- inkosovo we have a no-fly zone. every single american presid
that people respond these days to a book so harshly criticizing the u.s. supreme court. >> i think it depends on whether you agree with the thesis or not. people who view the court as being largely political, which i do, i think i did a very good job of taking a period and making it clear in a narrative way. people who think that the court is not political but is a group of people who just sit and deliberate and come down on the side of a question regardless of their own views think i'm taking an unfair shot. so a lot of it depends on how it's read. tavis: speaking of your comment about the supreme court being political in the minds of some, there are three great quotes, one from bob dylan, one from oliver wendall holmes and one from powell. the quote reads, "many lawyers claim that the constitutional law is not law but politics. perhaps all law is more politics than some may be willing to confess. do you agree with that? >> yes, yes. i knew i had to put that quote in the front of the book because when you had in the period i'm talking about, we had three constitutional amendments at the end
-sponsor of new legislation aimed tonight at defunding u.s. military action in libya. also tonight, actor jeffrey tambor is here. former larry sander star is out this spring with three different film projects, including "win-win" and upcoming feature "meeting spencer." we're glad you joined us congressman ron paul and actor jeffrey tambor, coming up right now. >> all i know is his name is james and he needs extra help with his reading. >> i'm james. >> yes. >> to everyone making a difference -- >> thank you -- >> you help us all live better. >> nationwide insurance supports "tavis smiley." with every question and every answer, nationwide insurance is proud to join tavis in working to improve financial literacy and remove obstacles to economic empowerment one nation at a time. nationwide is on your side. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] >> for generations the united states of america has played a unique role as an anchor of global security and as an advocate for human freedom. mindful of the risks and
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